Monday, April 22, 2013
Have gently used clothing? Donate them to area nonprofits, including Lilburn Cooperative Ministry, also known as Lilburn Co-op.
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Monday, April 22
Lilburn Cooperative Ministry is in urgent need of a number of food, clothes and other items. According to the nonprofit's website, they are currently in need of: In addition, Lily's Cloak, is in dire need of donations of clothing, toys and other household items. Profit from the thrift store's sales go to help families in need. Also, monetary donations always are welcome. Contact the co-op at (770) 931-8333, or click here. -- Do you know a Lilburn nonprofit that is in need? Let us know by emailing Joy.Woodson@patch.com, write a blog or announcement about it, or add them to our volunteer section. --
Monday, November 19, 2012
The holidays are a good time to remember local charities that may need your help. Today we spotlight Reading to Learn, Inc.
Reading to Learn is Lilburn-based nonprofit organization that assists in homework help and tutoring for children. Rosemarie Lebert-Clark is the director and one of the founders of the program, which started in 2006. It offers support to all kinds of students, including those in public school, homeschool, college, adults and more. "We welcome any who want to remain ahead or catch up," the website reads. The majority of students come from Gwinnett and DeKalb counties. They are taught by highly trained teachers, including those with advanced degrees. In addition the year-round program, Reading to Learn also hosts a summer program. Activities include: sports, writing, spelling, foreign languages, chess, and more. There is a fee for the …
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Nine children, all victims of abuse and neglect, are trying to improve their outlook and future with one-on-one tutoring.
Two families are asking for financial assistance to fund afterschool tutoring for their children, who are struggling with learning disabilities the families say were caused by abuse and neglect. The nine children - six of whom were adopted through a foster family; three are being raised by their aunt and grandmother - are all taking one-on-one tutoring for reading, writing and math at Reading to Learn, a nonprofit organization that assists in homework help and tutoring in Lilburn. "It's different when it's just one child," said Rosemarie Lebert-Clarke, the director and one of the founders of Reading to Learn. "It's not like in the classroom where you can gaze and not do something." One-on-one work can zoom in on what exactly the child …